Community Leisure UK is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion and condemns discrimination and racism in all forms. We recognise the presence of systemic inequality, discrimination and racism within our society and understand the role and platform we have to acknowledge, address and take action against it as part of our work as a representative body within the public leisure and culture sectors.
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The Activity Alliance has released a series of 10 new leisure factsheets that cover a range of top topics from developing inclusive strategies to workforce development and measuring impact. They support leaders in the leisure sector to strengthen their inclusion work and engage more disabled people.
They are available to download at the Activity Alliance website.
In 2022 our partners at Aspire released three guides to support the industry to attract more disabled people to the sector workforce. All are available to download below.
Although 1 in 5 of the working-age population in the UK are classed as disabled, only 52% are employed compared to 81% of non-disabled people, and there are indications that the employment gap is far greater within the leisure sector workforce.
It is recognised by many industry stakeholders that the fitness and leisure sector is often portrayed in narrow terms that lacks diversity and inclusivity.
The guides have been produced by Aspire, a disability charity and community leisure operator, following its successful ‘InstructAbility’ programme which helped hundreds of disabled people become qualified fitness professionals.
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